CV: Senior Project Engineer


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 Date Submitted:03-07-2013
 Last Modified:03-07-2013 (02:33)
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 Current job:Senior Project Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within a month
 Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services
 KeywordsEarth Observation, C, C++, Matlab, Python, Remote Sensing, Ground Segment




MSc in Sciences and Technologies from Space, University of Alcalá


MSc in Telecommunication Engineering (5-year degree, BSc + MSc equivalent), University of Alcalá




Complementary Education


Upper-Intermediate certificate (British Council)

July 2008

“From Global to Local Business” summer course at Denmark, Copenhagen University College of Engineering (Ingeniørhøjskolen i København)

August 2008

Intensive English Course (Hyland – Madrid)


Remote Sensing Course(2 months, Deimos Space)


First Certificate English course at IH-Madrid


Earth Observation course(Deimos Space)


Advanced English course at IH-Madrid


Course on XML Technologies(Deimos Space)


Introductory course to NVIDIA CUDA and OpenACC, Autonomous University of Madrid




Professional Experience

May 2009 - Currently

Senior Engineer at Deimos Space (

Project engineer of SEOSAT IPF (Spanish Earth Observation SATellite Instrument Processing Facility)

  • Software development for data processing in C++
  • Scripts development using python
  • Performance optimization using HPC (High Performance Computing) profiling tools
  • Debugging in Linux environments
  • Involvement in the software design
  • Development of unit tests and system tests
  • Development of technical notes to evaluate different approachs to solve a technical problem and present them to the European Space Agency.
  • Requirements definition and management with IBM DOORS
  • Support to the project management


Project engineer of "Sentinel 3 Optical Ground Processor Prototype"

  • Software development in C under Linux environment
  • Software debugging under Linux environment (gdb, ddd)
  • Development of unit tests and system tests
  • Use of Matlab to debug the code and to test the algorithms
  • Performance optimization using OpenMP
  • Development of bash scripts and installers


Project engineer of “Open Simulation Framework”

  • Migration of an existing C library to Matlab and Fortran 77




October 2008 – May 2009

Internship at Deimos Space (

Project Engineer for AIPC (Autonomous Image Processing Chain)

  • Development of multiplatform software (Linux, Windows, Mac) in C++
  • Development of unit tests and system tests
  • Debugging of code under Linux environment
  • Optimization of software performances
  • Development of graphical installers


March 2008 – May 2009

Researcher at University of Alcalá Electronics Department, CABINTEC Project (

  • Design and development of biomedical instrumentation hardware to acquire several signals from a driver
  • Development of embedded software for an ATMega microcontroller
  • Development of software to process the acquired data using LabWindows and Matlab
  • As a result of the investigation we wrote two papers and participate in the Workshop of Physical Agents at the University of Vigo






Linux: broad experience in Linux environments as developer, administrator and user.

Windows: broad experience as user. Experience as developer using Visual Studio.

MacOS: broad experience as user. Experience developing software in Python, C/C++ and Ruby.



Programming languages

C: broad experience as developer under Linux environments (more than 5 years of experience). Also, experience under Windows environments.

C++: broad experience as developer under Linux environments (more than 3 years of experience).  Also experience under windows using MFC.

C#: experience as developer under Windows environments (less than 2 years)

Python: experience as developer (development of daemons, sockets, threads…). Some self-taught Google App Engine knowledge.

Ruby: some knowledge acquired  in a self-taught way.

Bash: broad experience developing bash scripts (more than 5 years of experience).

Markup languages


Compilers and debuggers

GCC: broad experience (more than 5 years of experience)

GDB: broad experience debugging code under Linux environments (more than 5 years)

Valgrind: broad experience using Valgrind (more than 5 years)

Visual Studio: less than 2 years of experience developing software in C,  C++ and C#


Matlab: broad experience acquired during more than 4 years.

DOORS: broad knowledge of DOORS acquired during 1 year of usage.

Maple, LabWindows

Software Engineering

Subversion: more than 5 years of experience using SVN

Git, Redmine,

Continous Integration: Jenkins and Buildbot


AGI Satellite Tool Kit


OpenMP: broad experience parallelizing code using OpenMP.

HPCToolkit: one year of experience performing performance analysis and optimizations.

CUDA y OpenACC: introductory course of the Autonomous University of Madrid. Self-taught knowledge of CUDA.

Office Software

Office: broad experience using Word, Excel and PowerPoint



DSPs (Sharc, TigerSharc, Blackfin)

Microcontrollers (ATMega, Motorola  68HC11)


TCP/IP, Sockets





June 2008

“Sistema detector de fatiga en la conducción”, Workshop Agentes Físicos 2008 Universidad de Vigo,  J. L. García, E. Rogado, R. Barea, L. M. Bergasa, E. López, M. Ocaña y  D. Schleicher.


“Driver Fatigue Detection System”, 2008 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (Bangkok, Thailand), E. Rogado, J.L. García, R. Barea, L.M. Bergasa and E. López.








Reading (Advanced)
Writing (Advanced)
Speaking (Conversation)

Several Advanced level courses since 2010

Upper-Intermediate at British Council (2007-2008)





Reading (Beginner)
Writing (Beginner)
Speaking (Beginner)

Elementary studies at the high school IES José Luis Sampedro as a second language




Other Qualifications

Driving License


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